• Statics for dummies
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• 作者： by James H. Allen III
• 出版社：Wiley Publishing Inc.
• 出版年：c2010
• 集叢名：--For dummies
• ISBN：9780470598948 ; 9780470891865
• 格式：PDF

Serving as a supplementary text for students taking a university-level course on statics, Statics For Dummies provides a thorough introduction this foundational Engineering course. Concepts covered include solving problems involving forces on bodies at rest; vector algebra; force systems; equivalent force systems; distributed forces; internal forces; principles of equilibrium; application to trusses, frames, and beams; and friction.

• Introduction(第1頁)
• Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
• What You’re Not to Read(第3頁)
• Foolish Assumptions(第3頁)
• How This Book Is Organized(第3頁)
• Icons Used in This Book(第6頁)
• Where to Go from Here(第6頁)
• Part I: Setting the Stage for Statics(第7頁)
• Chapter 1: Using Statics to Describe the World around You(第9頁)
• Chapter 2: A Quick Mathematics Refresher(第17頁)
• Chapter 3: Working with Unit Systems and Constants(第31頁)
• Part II: Your Statics Foundation: Vector Basics(第39頁)
• Chapter 4: Viewing the World through Vectors(第41頁)
• Chapter 5: Using Vectors to Better Define Direction(第51頁)
• Chapter 6: Vector Mathematics and Identities(第69頁)
• Chapter 7: Turning Multiple Vectors into a Single Vector Resultant(第79頁)
• Chapter 8: Breaking Down a Vector into Components(第95頁)
• Part III: Forces and Moments as Vectors(第107頁)
• Chapter 9: Applying Concentrated Forces and External Point Loads(第109頁)
• Chapter 11: Finding the Centers of Objects and Regions(第135頁)
• Chapter 12: Special Occasions in the Life of a Force Vector: Moments and Couples(第149頁)
• Part IV: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words (Or At Least a Few Equations): Free-Body Diagrams(第167頁)
• Chapter 13: Anatomy of a Free-Body Diagram(第169頁)
• Chapter 14: The F. B. D.: Knowing What to Draw and How to Draw It(第185頁)
• Chapter 15: Simplifying a Free-Body Diagram(第199頁)
• Part V: A Question of Balance: Equilibrium(第207頁)
• Chapter 16: Mr. Newton Has Entered the Building: The Basics of Equilibrium(第209頁)
• Chapter 17: Taking a Closer Look at Two-Dimensional Equilibrium: Scalar Methods(第219頁)
• Chapter 18: Getting Better Acquainted with Three-Dimensional Equilibrium: Vector Methods(第229頁)
• Part VI: Statics in Action(第241頁)
• Chapter 19: Working with Trusses(第243頁)
• Chapter 20: Analyzing Beams and Bending Members(第259頁)
• Chapter 21: Working with Frames and Machines(第279頁)
• Chapter 22: A Different Kind of Axial System: Cable Systems(第293頁)
• Chapter 23: Those Darn Dam Problems: Submerged Surfaces(第309頁)
• Chapter 24: Incorporating Friction into Your Applications(第321頁)
• Part VII: The Part of Tens(第339頁)
• Chapter 25: Ten Steps to Solving Any Statics Problem(第341頁)
• Chapter 26: Ten Tips for Surviving a Statics Exam(第347頁)
• Index(第353頁)